Man barricades himself within Waipahu business


POSTED: Monday, October 19, 2009

A man believed to be armed with a rifle barricaded himself within a towing company Sunday night in Waipahu, police said.

About 7 p.m., patrol officers responded to reports of shots fired on Awanei Street, said Honolulu Police Department Capt. Letha DeCaires.

HPD's Specialized Services Division, which has a Special Weapons and Tactics Teams, responded to the barricade situation, she said.

As of 10 p.m., no injuries were reported and further information was not available.